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The HTMLButtonElement.labels read-only property returns a NodeList of the <label> elements associated with the <button> element.


var labelElements = button.labels;

Return value

A NodeList containing the <label> elements associated with the <button> element.



<label id="label1" for="test">Label 1</label>
<button id="test">Button</button>
<label id="label2" for="test">Label 2</label>


window.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", function() {
  const button = document.getElementById("test");
  for(var i = 0; i < button.labels.length; i++) {
    console.log(button.labels[i].textContent); // "Label 1" and "Label 2"


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'labels' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes No56 ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes No56 ? ? Yes

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